Rom-com anime has always been a sight for every Otaku’s sore eyes. Joining the club this year is Maki’s Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie. The manga recently received anime adaptation and fans of the manga couldn’t be more excited!
The story follows the cute, sweet and ideal girlfriend Shikimori who has a rather cool, dark side that she suppresses. But her boyfriend Izumi loves to be around when that side makes an appearance.
The official Twitter account for Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket revealed that Keigo Maki’s Kawaii dake ja Nai Shikimori-san (Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie) manga is receiving a television anime adaptation. Further details will be announced on a later date.
Maki thanked the upcoming anime’s staff for the anime adaptation
I’m personally looking forward to seeing what kind of anime it will be, as just another viewer in the audience.Maki thanked
One lucky winner will receive 1 Free volume of the manga !!
Tweet with the hashtag (#ShikimoriAnimeAdaptation) to win!!
Let’s support “Shikimori-san” together !! CheersEnglish Traslation, Twitter Translate
To celebrate the news, Magazine Pocket will be carrying out a “free gift campaign” where they will be offering the first volume of the manga for free.
One autographed art reproduction and five autographed t-shirts will be given to people.
To enter the campaign, get on Twitter and post with the hashtag “#式守さんアニメ化” (#ShikimoriAnimeAdaptation) to win these goodies.
Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie started out as a Twitter manga under the title, Kawaii dake ja Nai Onnanoko, but was later picked up by popular manga app, Magazine Pocket after its immense success.
About Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie
Shikimori seems like the perfect girlfriend: cute, fun to be around, sweet when she wants to be… but she has a cool dark side that comes out under the right circumstances. And her boyfriend Izumi loves to be around when that happens!
Maki originally serialized the romantic comedy manga on Twitter under the title Kawaii dake ja Nai Onnanoko Manga in September 2018 before it was picked up by Magazine Pocket in February 2019.
Kodansha USA released the series in English with the first volume being released on October 27, 2020.
Kodansha will publish the seventh volume on January 8. Kodansha Comics licensed the manga in English this March and published the second volume on December 26.